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Dec 11, 2012 4:30am PST
help paying tuition. terry mcsweeney was live at cal with a preview. >> reporter: uc berkeley pushing the envelope again setting up not just a scholarship fund but the largest scholarship fund for undocumented students in the united states. look at pictures of students about 200 estimated are going to be helped by what is called the dreamer's fund which will begin with a million dollar gift from a foundation students from 20 countries will benefit not eligible for federal grants, loans or work study positions. the chancellor pushed to have this program in place. >> i thought this isn't fair. furthermore, these are extraordinarily talented people. in the current era with an of the challenges we have in california, we cannot afford to waste this kind of talent. >> reporter: the scholarships kick in next fall. another gift of $300,000 with will support new resource center at cal. that largest scholarship fund for undocumented students begins next fall here at uc berkeley. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> we hope to learn this morning the identity of the pedestrian killed in san francisco
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am PST
more information. >>> uc berkeley announcing today new fund for undocumented students, largest of its kind at any university in the u.s., the fund will begin with a one million dollar gift from the evelyn and walter haas, jr. foundation that gift will help 200 undock ed cal saw dents from 20 countries -- undocumented cal students from 20 countries. the chancellor has been a big supporter of the plan. >> i thought this isn't fair. furthermore, these are extraordinarily talented people in the current era with all of the challenges we have ]t1#ford to waste this talent. everyone should have an opportunity to go to school. >> the scholarships to undocumented students will be given out next fall. >>> divers set to resume their search off mare island in vallejo -- for a man philip mattingly was last seen working on a tugboat saturday evening that tugboat was anchored along side a world war ii ship. his truck was parked in the lot and personal items on the boat were still there. sunday divers searched and coast guard searched conditions in the water prevented them from resuming the search ye
Dec 11, 2012 5:00am PST
. >>> uc berkeley stirs up new controversy can scholarship fun for undocumented students. -- fund for undocumented students. >>> hundreds of dead squid wash up onshore, video and >>> good morning. the day you have been waiting for if you like change in your weather. thank for joining us. >> say your name! >> i'm eric thomas. >> almost forgot. >> if you get your kids ready for school this morning, bundle up. >> along the coast they will need the wet weather gear after 5:00 the best chance of rain will hit the bay area. here's a look at live doppler, quiet, fog in the north bay valleys stretching into the delta watch out for that temperatures are coolest in the north bay and east bay, upper 30s to low 40s there rest of us in the mid 40s to low 50s around the bay and out to the coast. this afternoon, low to mid 50s at the coast, mid 50s to low 60s for the rest of us. dry during the daylight hours. >>> no fog at san mateo bridge looking good towards foster city, westbound towards the highrise you can see the traffic is flowing nicely, both directions no issues, 13 to 14 minute drive typic
Dec 10, 2012 8:00pm PST
we pledged the fraternity at uc berkeley in 1978. i want to first thank chris's family for allowing me the honor of speaking today as we celebrate chris's amazing life. i look at this crowd. i try to figure out how much he achieved so much while making personal and professional connections and lifelong friends all over
Dec 10, 2012 8:30pm PST
and activities he wanted to participate in. i wanted to mention a couple of examples from the uc berkeley archives in that regard. his typewriter. chris arrived at cal with a beautiful, fancy electric typewriter, a covetted object in that prelaptop and prepc era. chris decided that beautiful machine was too bulky and didn't like being tethered to an electrical outlet. one day he traded it for a little olivetti manual. he was so proud. he loved the tactile sense of klaking away, which he did well. he created great works. the next topic are shoes. as enlightened members of the ato fraternity, our class came up with an idea to have a great gatsby party every year. this was a major event where we had a band, pond and duck. chris wanted to dress the part and was delighted to find a snazzy pair of gaudy wing tips. he seemed undeterred by the fact these were golf spikes and that even after i mentioned to him that he would literally be cutting a rug if he wore those things, he bought them any way and unscrewed the spikes and danced up a storm. the floors needed refinishing any way. chris
Dec 11, 2012 4:00am PST
knowledge to make a difference in the lives of others. let's get started at . >>> uc berkeley stirs up new controversy with a scholarship fund for undocumented students. >>> new questions over whether an aging pilot or troubled plane may have been behind the crash. >>> tracking rain and cooler weather i'll tell you when. sunny and warm in the southwest. showers along the southeast coast. >>> finally from us today, helping a hero who's moving on with his life. he is 1 of the more than 200,000 troops retiring from the military this year. >> now, he's getting some help from a hollywood heavyweight. bob woodruff reports as part of our new series, "standing up for heroes." >> reporter: 32-year-old gabriel posey, a staff sergeant in the army, just returned from the sands of afghanistan. but now, here in los angeles, he's about to get a huge surprise. what he knows is that he's been matched up with a mentor to help him get a start in the field he dreamed about much of his life. screen writing. what he doesn't know is that his mentor is one of the biggest names in hollywood.
Dec 11, 2012 12:00pm PST
on sunday. those afternoon highs chilly. >> it will feel much like winter here. >>> uc berkeley is announcing the single biggest scholarship gift to help undocketmented students. today, the ut -- today, the university posted that the fund is giving the university $1 million to be used exclusively for undocument emergencied students. there will about -- there are about 200 students who qualify right now. the money will also be used to help future students. the students find they are priced out of college because any are not eligible for grants or loans. >>> major changes at the bay bridge. >>> and 49ers' tight end vernon davis showcases his talents off the field and this is for a good cause. you need special ingredients. you need the staples. that's a given. you need safeway sugar for just $1.97. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another -- only $2.99 for challenge butter. and when hands get messy, quite surely they'll say, "yum! wow! yay! what a sweeter holiday." safeway. ingredients for life. >>> stock markets coming back to live, following hopeful signs of progress an
Dec 11, 2012 1:00pm PST
at uc-berkeley, and the author of "beyond outrage." good afternoon. >> good afternoon. >> while we're focused on cuts to entitlements rather than corporate tax cheats who relentlessly steal money from this government every year without fail? >> because the corporate tax cheats among many others, wealthy and powerful interests in this country, have a very, very cunning ability to distract attention from what they are doing and put attention on programs that benefit many middle class people and many poor people and say they have to be cut. medicaid has to be cut. that kind of welfare has got to be cut. we have 47% of americans who are basically takers instead of givers, and by doing that they are distracting attention from corporate welfare, huge amounts of subsidies and tax breaks going to individual companies, and they are also distracting attention from all of these hi jinxes such as the tax avoidance industry represented by what google is doing. >> and, indeed, i remember mitt romney's tax return. in fact, it took me about four weeks to read it because it was prepared by some of the
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